[time-nuts] Rubidium & Cesium video

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Oct 29 14:18:01 EST 2006

In message <4544FB5C.8080405 at garychatters.com>, Gary Chatters writes:

>>> For those of you who are both chemists and time nuts,
>>> here's an amazing video about rubidium and cesium...
>>> http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2134266654801392897
>> Very impressive. Though I read a story somewhere 
>> that they faked the results for dramatic effect,
>> for the cameras.
>Yep.  According to badscience.net they faked the cesium explosion.   If 
>the rubidium was real it was definitely impressive.

See counter-demonstration here:


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